Trichuriasis is a common intestinal parasitic diseases, often is accordant with the distribution of Ascaris, but was particularly prevalent in the area of climate temperature and humidity. The World Health Organization has statistics on the number of whipworm infection in the world for millions of between 500 ~ 1000. Infection rate of children are higher than adult. The adult trichuris parasites in the human appendix, in mild cases always no symptoms, severe patient have symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, hematochezia, rectal prolapse, anemia, itching and so on.
Trichuriasis is the diseases that caused by trichuris adult parasitic worms that parasitism in the cecum and appendix of the human body, and sometimes parasites on the colon, rectum. In the soil three weeks, trichuris eggs become infective eggs, it is swallowed, the larvae into the submucosa of colon, while the rear body mature mesocaval suspended in order to mate and lay eggs. Patients with asymptomatic or only mild diarrhea, severe trichuriasis infected children have chronic diarrhea, bloody stool mucus, tenesmus, Rectocele, weight loss and anemia. Eggs can be found in stool, treatment is mebendazole.